France

Champagne Stéphane Coquillette and the Clarity of Brut Zero

With the recent arrival of the Stéphane Coquillette’s Brut Zero Blanc de Noirs Cuvée Les Clés, we decided to take a closer look at the style and how it is evolving in the modern Champagne market. Brut Zero is a wine that is made by not adding any sugar during the dosage process, resulting in… READ MORE

Benoit Chevallier

New Producer in Vosne-Romanée – Domaine Benoît Chevallier

With his debut in the 2019 vintage, Benoît Chevallier helms a young estate with a significant history in Vosne-Romanée. The vineyard comes from family lands worked for three generations. His grandparents acquired their vines in the 1930s, and his father, Maurice (who also served as the longtime mayor of Vosne-Romanée), continued winemaking from the 1960s… READ MORE

Five Days in Burgundy: Day Five

Closing the books on Burgundy for this trip could not have been any better than traveling south to see La Vigne Mouton, Dominique Cornin, and Marc Delienne. Incredible people in beautiful places creating gorgeous wines–it is truly our pleasure to serve these marvelous winemakers.   Please enjoy our Day Five video here, and check back… READ MORE

Five Days in Burgundy: Day Three

Morey-Coffinet and Julien Cruchandeau were incredible hosts today, treating our team to stunning flights of new releases and the stories that accompany them. Knowing the people behind the bottles makes these wines even more special, and that’s why we want to share these moments here.   Click below to have a glimpse into our third day… READ MORE

Five Days in Burgundy: Day Four

We dedicated our fourth day in Burgundy to welcoming Domaine Gouffier to the Martine’s Wines family. Frederic Gueugneau and his associate, Benoit Pagot, indulged us with a tour of the property in Fontaines, followed by a tasting that reflected a precision and passion that makes us proud to be the first to bring their wines to… READ MORE

Five Days in Burgundy: Day Two

Our second full day in Burgundy was another stunner, as we enjoyed the company (and wines) of our friends at Bernard-Bonin, Denis Mortet and Bruno Clavelier. It’s pretty tough to beat a day that takes you from Meursault to Gevrey-Chambertin and on to Vosne-Romanee.   Please enjoy the highlights of the day in our second… READ MORE

Five Days in Burgundy: Day One

For the next five days, we are dashing across Burgundy, visiting our friends and making new ones. We are meeting with our producers, tasting upcoming vintages and gathering stories to share with our clients around the world.   During the next five days, we will feature short videos of our adventures in Burgundy. During the… READ MORE

Sur Le Zinc

It’s amazing what a person can learn with their elbows planted firmly on a bar top. In Paris, the zinc cafés are the looking glass through which one gains access to the local set. The whispered mysteries and legends of the surrounding scene are catalogued or created here with a glass of wine in hand… READ MORE